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7.9 quake in Aleutians spawns small tsunami

...the magnitude was downgraded to 7.9.There were several strong aftershocks, with magnitudes reaching 5.9. Dave Nyland, a geophysicist at the National Tsunami Warning Center, said those would be too small to trigger a tsunami.
Lake stars and windshield cracks now forming over Alaska

...from small holes in the ice. This phenomenon inspired a geophysicist to figure out what he calls "lake stars.""I thought...perhaps the only paper in existence on lake stars. Tsai, a geophysicist with the Seismological Laboratory at the California Institute...
Magnitude 6.6 quake off British Columbia coast

...from as far away as Kelowna in south-central British Columbia and the Seattle suburbs of Auburn and Bellevue, said USGS geophysicist Dale Grant in the Golden, Colo., earthquake information center. None of the online comments reported damage, Grant said...

An article on the cleanup of the old Tulsequah Chief mine site in British Columbia incorrectly identified David Chambers. He is a geophysicist and the president of the Center for Science in Public Participation, based in Bozeman, Mont.
Officials lower volcano's status comfortable with taking the volcano from color code red to orange," said Peter Cervelli, a U.S. Geological Survey geophysicist working at the Alaska Volcano Observatory. "That being said, the consensus is it is likely but not certain that further...
Visualization technology helps oil companies target oil better

...week. The darkened virtual-reality workroom is loaded with $650,000 in computer and projection technology. Inside, geophysicist Stephen Lewis manipulates a computer-generated seismic image of the Prudhoe Bay Field on a wide, movie-type screen...
Ash cloud disperses after Russian volcano erupts

...concerns ended Sunday, Alaska time, and there were no warnings for related airborne ash on Monday, said Dave Schneider, a geophysicist with the U.S. Geological Survey at the Alaska Volcano Observatory.Schneider said the ash cloud was spread out, following...
Mild 2013 cuts Arctic a break, though warming woes remain

...change the long-term trend toward a warmer Arctic," said report card editor Martin Jeffries, a University of Alaska geophysicist who is the science adviser to the U.S. Arctic Research Commission."The Arctic has shifted to a new normal," Jeffries...
Aftershock: 6.2 quake off British Columbia coast

...the magnitude 7.7 quake that struck Saturday night. A geophysicist says the agency had no immediate reports that the latest...night quake was not expected to generate a tsunami.USGS geophysicist Susan Hoover in Golden, Colorado, says an even larger aftershock...
Minor lava flows detected on two Alaska volcanoes the lava partly down a flank of Pavlof Volcano Tuesday in a low-level eruption 625 miles southwest of Anchorage. Geophysicist Dave Schneider says minor steam and ash emissions are visible from the community of Cold Bay 37 miles away.Pavlof is the...


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